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Legal and Tax Reform Updates

  • New Ventures Lab 33 East Idaho Avenue Meridian, ID, 83642 United States (map)

We welcomed back Pam Howland of Idaho Employment Lawyers, PLLC.

Pam’s presentation explored hot employment law topics for 2017-2018, including the current status of LGBT rights in the workplace, new anti-discrimination and anti-harassment guidelines for employers in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the latest on wage and hour issues, and other employment law issues in flux as a result of the relatively new Trump administration and changing social norms.

Pam’s presentation was followed by an informative session by Kelly Madison on recent Tax Reform.

Kelly provided an overview of the recent Tax Reform changes and the impact to employee benefit plans including:

• FMLA - New Tax Credit available for qualified employers

•  ACA - Affordable Care Act - Repeal of the individual mandate and why employers should care

• Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits

•  DOL Proposed Association Health Plans (AHPs) for Small Business

Pending approval for 2 HRCI Credits